Iran COVID-19 death toll drops to 61

Some 61 more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 58,686, Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Wednesday.

Lari said that with the 61 new victims, the country’s total COVID-19 deaths mounted to 58,686.

Some 7,585 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, some 611 of whom have been hospitalized, she added.

Lari noted that 1,272,287 patients out of a total of 1,488,981 infected people have recovered or been discharged from the hospitals.

Some 3,743 other COVID-19 patients are in critical condition and being treated in intensive care units, the spokeswoman said.

She added that 9,831,993 tests have so far been carried out in Iran.